Hospital supplies are the basic commodities required in the hospital to effectively examine, diagnose, and treat the disease or injury of patients. Sterilization equipment is used to kill all the microbes (sterilization) from objects, and is essential equipment to support normal hospital processes, such as sterilization of surgical instruments, laboratory reagents and so forth. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a comprehensive report on the sterilization equipment market in Japan. Buy the latest report here.

In 2022, GlobalData’s Market Model methodology determined that the leading player in the sterilization equipment market in Japan was 3M followed by Azbil Telstar SLU, Belimed, Getinge, Memmert GmbH + Co, Munchener Medizin Mechanik, Skytron, Steelco, Steris, Systec and Tuttnauer USA.

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Based on its application, sterilization is of three types: physical, chemical and ultraviolet. Physical sterilizers use various forms of heat to sterilize objects, including steam or flame. Physical sterilizers include autoclaves and other high temperature sterilizers. This segment covers steam sterilizers and hot air ovens (dry heat). Chemical sterilizers are used for equipment that is sensitive to high temperatures, susceptible to corrosion (metal alloys) and for devices that might be damaged by irradiation (rubbers and plastics may become brittle after irradiation). The Chemical Sterilizers segment covers ethylene oxide, hydrogen peroxide and other chemical sterilizers. Chemical Sterilizers are used in the healthcare to chemically treat surgical instruments and medical supplies to ensure infectious agents are not transmitted to patients. Ultraviolet sterilizers use ultraviolet (UV) rays for sterilization. High-efficiency UV lamp systems are used for in-duct, coil mount and stand-alone systems to destroy airborne and surface bio-contaminants.

The sterilization equipment market in Japan can expand or contract due to a variety of reasons including population demographics, disease incidence and prevalence, macroeconomic issues, and geopolitical considerations. Disruption to a market could be caused by a sudden, unexpected change in these factors, but it could also be driven by changes in clinical practice, leading to a change in diagnosis or treatment of patients, as part of a process to generally improve medical practice.

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